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Alligator

An option spread with unusually large commissions for the involved broker(s). In an alligator, the commissions are so large that the potential profit from the spread is not worth the expense. In such a situation, the investor holding the spread is said to be "eaten alive."

alligator

An option spread in which the commissions are so large a part of any potential profit that the investor gets eaten alive. Obviously, alligator spreads are of greater benefit to the broker than to the investor.
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In another incident of an alligator lurking in the open, a 15-foot gator was captured on camera strolling on a golf course.
Southwest Florida ranks high it Florida for alligator removals, and this year, Hibler told me, trappers have been inundated with calls, probably because droughts have lowered pond and river levels, making alligators more visible.
Good alligator hunting later this summer takes preparation and application--this month.
They relate to the taking of nuisance alligators, alligator farming, selling of alligator products, and much more.
Massive alligator caught on video walking through nature reserve in southwestern Florida https://t.
THE family of a boy killed by an alligator at Disney World have told of their devastation at his death.
Once its victim is dead, an alligator may not eat immediately but store it in an underwater den.
Albino alligators are the rarest amongst their cold-blooded relatives and are found in USA and in China.
The savior said that there are around 7,000 nuisance alligators reported each year in Florida and people can kill that animal legally here but their organisation just want to save the animal and it is a complete non-profit organisation.
This new series was made to construct buzz across the upcoming PGA Tour, Zurich Classic of New Orleans, where an alligator famously wandered onto the course during last year s games.
She said a licensed reptile expert will care for the animal until it can be taken to Florida, where it will live in the type of environment where alligators can thrive.
Larger alligators have been trapped in Florida, weighing up to 1,000 pounds (454 kg), and one last year measured 14-feet.